Student Sizzle—Following What’s Hot!

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How to apply for student loans. A student applying for a loan for the first time seeks advice on how to fill out the application. One student suggests leaving the application blank, allowing the applicant to receive the maximum amount allowed. Other students recommend using the course fee calculator, available at Additionally, another student advises the applicant to enter the maximum computer cost to increase the amount received.


Dyscalculia and accessibility accommodations. A student discloses having severe dyscalculia, which leads to math skills between a grade one and three level. As a result, this student withdrew from PSYC 289 due to its mathematical components, such as percentages and variables. Students suggest contacting accessibility services, inspiring this student with encouragement and faith.


AU app to connect with other students with similar interests. @athabascau writes, “Have you ever wanted to connect with other AU students with similar career or educational interests, but aren’t sure how to get in touch with them? Introducing @nearpeer_edu, a platform for AU students to connect online.”

What is a DOI? @aulibarchives posts, “What is a DOI number and how can I find it? Check out our FAQ #AULibrary.”

AU role model: The President and CEO of ATB Financial. @athabascaUBiz retweeted, “We’re celebrating our graduates with our Alumni Success Stories series! The AU online #MBA program was an important part of Curtis Stange’s success, “a springboard for [his] career.” Read Curtis’ story:”